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Rooney admits charge but appeals ban

05 Apr 2011 18:30:03

Rooney admits charge but appeals ban

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has admitted an FA charge of using abusive language but has lodged a claim against the severity of his two-match suspension.The Football Association confirmed they had received a submission from United and the case will be heard on Wednesday afternoon.If Rooney's claim fails he runs the risk of having a suspension that currently includes Saturday's Premier League encounter with Fulham and the following week's FA Cup semi-final with Manchester City at Wembley extended.


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